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An introduction to Early Intervention processes in Pennsylvania

PA Department of Education, Early Intervention

This handbook introduces and explains how Early Intervention works in Pennsylvania, where to start, and who to contact. Versions in English and Spanish.

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What to expect if you use Early Intervention services

Center for Parent Information and Resources, U.S. Department of Education

This site provides an in-depth overview of the Early Intervention process, including eligibility, types of services that can be provided and what to expect during the evaluation and assessment.

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Early Intervention: Facts for families

PA Department of Education, Early Intervention

This factsheet provides a summary of how Early Intervention services should complement family life.

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Resources for families of children with disabilities

Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP)

A collection of state and federal resources compiled by the DRP, a statewide, non-profit corporation designated as the federally-mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children with disabilities.

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What is Early Intervention?

PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)

A brief summary on what is Early Intervention and how it can help families and their children.

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The Benefits of Inclusion Infographic

PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)

The Benefits of Inclusion in Early Childhood shares the impact of inclusion for all children, families and communities.

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Concerned about your child’s development?

Call Pennsylvania’s CONNECT Helpline at 1-800-692-7288 for information about your child’s development and connecting to Early Intervention services in Pennsylvania.

Call Child Care Works Helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS (1-877-472-5437) for information about finding, paying for and other concerns related to child care.

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